Master’s Level Internships

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Are you looking for a strong clinical experience in a multi-service agency that offers extensive training, clinical supervision, and a potential position after you complete your internship?

Potential internship opportunities:

Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder’s Clinic

As an intern you will have the opportunity to work with a multi-disciplinary team comprised of a psychiatrist, Nurse Practitioner, Clinicians, and Recovery Coaches to implement the Best Practice Model to individuals with Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) and Behavioral Health needs. You will have the opportunity to: Complete Diagnostic Assessments, Provide Individual Therapy and Facilitate Group Treatment. The clinic serves adults and young adults and children who present with both Substance Use Disorders and Mental Health Disorders.

Quincy Family Resource Center

The Quincy Family Resource Center is part of a statewide initiative to provide accessible and responsive community-based services to all children, youth and families who need immediate resources, referrals, educational group services, and short-term clinical supports.   As an intern-you will be part of a team that is committed to addressing our communities’ social determinants of health by assisting with obtaining basic needs, completing assessments to determine service need, and partner with state agencies and our community partners.

Coastal Home-Based Services 

Home-based services provide intensive family clinical support in the home and community. In-Home Therapy Services (IHT) is a structured, consistent, strength-based therapeutic intervention that includes improving the family’s ability to provide effective support for the youth to promote his/her healthy functioning within the family.   Interventions are designed to enhance and improve the family’s capacity to improve the youth’s functioning in the home and community and may prevent the need for the youth’s admission to an inpatient hospital, psychiatric residential treatment facility, or other treatment setting. As an intern you will be part of a team that completes comprehensive diagnostic assessments, intensive family services, mentoring for the youth in the family and developing treatment plans with the family that are strength based.
C.R.E.W Adolescent Afterschool Program

The BSCS CREW program offers a structured, year-round therapeutic after school day program that is a strength based, recovery focused that is designed to meet the emotional and behavioral health needs of children and adolescents ages 6 through 18. As an intern you will have the opportunity to participate in DMH team meetings, learn about milieu management, facilitate groups, and make authentic connections with the youth.

DMH Flex Services 

The Flexible Support Services (FLEX) program provides youth and families supported by DMH the skills to address the child’s behavioral health needs. The Team works collaboratively with the family, youth, community providers and DMH to develop therapeutic behavioral supports that enhance youth and family’s communication, problem solving, conflict resolution, and limit setting skills; increase effective patterns of family interaction. As an intern you will have the opportunity to work in the community with an experienced team and participate in intensive family services.

Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery (MOAR)

MOAR is the statewide advocacy organization that organizes individuals, families and friends into a collective voice to educate the public about the value of recovery from substance abuse.

MOAR coordinates numerous recovery events and champions recovery policies to ensure that all individuals and families have access to the supports they need.As an intern you will have the opportunity to participate in event planning, legislation, advocacy and be part of a team of individuals who are using his/her/their lived experience to change the stigma associated with addiction.

Community Justice Support Center 

This program provides intensive rehabilitative services to individuals who have been referred from the local courts, through probation/parole, or returning citizens who choose to attend on a voluntary basis, and provides educational, career, and clinical supports.  As an intern you will be part of a collaborative team with the Office of Community Corrections, Probation, and the Trial Court in implementing evidence based practices and curriculum to participants.

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